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I was going nowhere. Or at least that’s what I thought, when I applied to college without a major in mind. “Undergraduate Studies,” the application said. A combination of “I’ve got no future/I’m never going to figure out my life” is what I read. Don’t get me wrong; I’m not a motivationless bum. I’ve always […]

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Greek organizations have a clearly visible presence on the campus of UK, whether that presence is welcomed or not. I joined one of these organizations in the fall and being a part of this group has allowed me to meet other young women who will, quite literally, be my friends and sisters for life. I […]

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Coal mined under Kentucky soil has undermined Kentucky progress. Though coal is losing its grip on Kentucky, Kentuckians remain passive about energy progress. Nowhere is this more evident than at the commonwealth’s flagship university, the University of Kentucky. Heavily influenced by the coal industry, UK derives much of its electricity from a company that uses […]

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It has been four weeks since I sent President Capilouto a letter urging him to publicly repudiate the cynical hoax of amateurism that allows UK to exploit young people and corrupt higher education’s academic integrity.

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The president of UK Young Americans for Liberty, senior Austin Woods, lambasted the University of Kentucky for infringements upon civil liberties and UK’s failure to “preserve its students’ First Amendment rights.” Woods’ essay was featured in the Kernel’s “letter to the editor” section on March 28. Woods’ first attack was that “UK has not lived […]

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The 2012-13 men’s basketball season ended with a puttering halt at the hand of the Robert Morris Colonials in Moon Township, Penn. Many of Kentucky’s most loyal fans began to call the dedication of this year’s team into question.

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Any of the immigration reform plans, including Sen. Rand Paul’s plan, do not attack the main issues.

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Loose media lips can sink real ships

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On March 27 the ABC Nightly News broadcast information concerning the new head of the CIA clandestine unit.

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In the ever-worsening civil liberties climate that Americans face today, our universities must remain a bastion for free speech.

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With the upcoming event at UK’s Memorial Hall, “Cold Case Christianity” (Wednesday at 7 p.m.), about an LAPD cold-case detective who investigated the death of Jesus, I started thinking about Easter and how it is important to investigate what we actually believe. In a culture where truth is advertised and information overflows, we find ourselves […]

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